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SARG Conference 2021: Social Inclusion and Participation

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The Scottish Autism Research Group (SARG) is a cross-institutional network of autism researchers and members of the wider autism community interested in research. The SARG conference is an opportunity for the SARG community to come together, share research taking place in Scotland, hear from international speakers, and to discuss future possibilities for autism research in Scotland.
All are welcome to join our conference.

Monday 23rd August

10.00  Welcome

10.10 – 11.00  Research presentations: Dr Catherine Crompton, Autistic-led post-diagnostic peer support for adults; Dr Eilidh Cage, Understanding and reducing autism stigma

11.15 – 12.00  ‘Research in a flash’ talks by postgraduate students

13.00 – 14.00  Keynote: Professor Nicola Martin, London South Bank University

14.00 - 14.15  Closing Remarks
Tuesday 24th August

10.00  Welcome

10.10 – 11.05  Research Presentations: Dr Carrie Ballantyne: Inclusive practices within the Scottish police force; Kerrie Highcock: Young autistic people’s experience and how they want to influence positive societal change; Dr Monique Botha: Autism researchers use of narrative and experiences of doing autistic research.

11.20 – 12.00  ‘Research in a flash’ talks by postgraduate students

13.00 – 14.00  SARG Networking discussions on possible future collaborative research projects in Scotland

14.00 – 15.00  Keynote: Professor Noah Sasson, University of Texas, Dallas

15.00 - 15.15  Closing Remarks

There will also be research posters displayed online during the conference.

A full programme and zoom guide will be sent to participants in advance of the conference. 

23rd August 2021 to 24th August 2021

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Monday 23rd August at 10am - 2.15pm

Tuesday 24th August at 10am - 3.15pm


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